Certificate in Risk Management (CertRM)
The Certificate in Risk Management (CertRM) provides a clear understanding of the theories, principles and tools for financial risk management. CertRM delivers practical knowledge and skills needed by finance professionals in addressing everyday problems in financial risk management. CertRM comprises an optional stage three module of the AMCT Diploma in Treasury but is also available as an individual certificate.
- Study method
Online distance learning with optional face-to-face teaching.
5 study units
- Study time
150-200 study hours
- Next course starts
October 2013 for exam in April 2014
- Enrolment deadlines
15 September 2013 for exam in April 2014
15 March 2014 for exam in October 2014
3 hour written exam
- Exam dates
9 April 2014
2 October 2014
- Course fees
£1200+VAT, £1080+VAT (if taken as part of AMCT)
"CertRM has taught me how to analyse yield curves and point out persuasive arguments relating to the current market conditions. This was useful in proving to an affiliate’s Board and Tax Authority that the interest rate applied on a new loan was fair." Sophie Boyle, Treasury Analyst, Warner Music
What will you learn?
After finishing the course you will:
- Understand the essential theories, principles and techniques of financial risk management and how they fit with an organisation's strategy and its overall risk management objectives
- Be able to identify risks affecting an organisation and set financial risk management policy and objectives to create and maintain shareholder value
- Have technical knowledge of enterprise wide risk management tools, and the techniques to help you apply it in your day-to-day working environment
- Have an in-depth understanding of how derivatives and other techniques can be used to manage financial risk
Who should take this qualification?
CertRM is suitable for anyone who wants to gain an understanding of the wider issues of managing financial risk on an enterprise-wide basis. It is also suitable for those who have responsibility for treasury matters or financial risk management as part of a wider overall role.